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2004 PROCLAIMED IN UZBEKISTAN AS A YEAR OF FRIENDLINESS AND MERCY

11.12.2003 [21:25]
AzerTAg correspondent reports from Tashkent, at the solemn meeting dedicated to the 11th anniversary of the Consitution President Islam Karimov proposed to announce 2004 as a year of friendliness and ...

MEETING IN OMBUDSMAN’S OFFICE HELD

11.12.2003 [21:24]
Commissioner for human rights Elmira Suleymanova met with director of Azerbaijan Anti-Aids Center Galib Aliyev. According to Ombudsman’s office, E. Suleymanova noted that this disease had been spread in Azerbaijan ...

UN SECRETARY GENERAL VISITS AZERBAIJAN’S STAND AT WSIS

11.12.2003 [17:28]
The UN office in Azerbaijan has circulated a press-release which says:
The Secretary General of the United Nations Mr. Kofi Annan visited the stand of the Government of ...

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA HIS EXCELLENCYMR. MWAI KIBAKI

11.12.2003 [15:19]
Dear Mr. President,
I warmly congratulate You and the people of Kenya on the national holiday of the Republic of Kenya – the Day of Independence.
I am hopeful that ...

PARTICIPANTS OF THE FORUM ON “TURKISH-AZERBAIJANI RELATIONS IN XXI CENTURY”

11.12.2003 [14:58]
Dear Forum participants,

I cordially welcome all of you, who gathered in the city of Ankara to support development of the Turkish-Azerbaijani relations, and wish success to work of the ...

POLISH AMBASSADOR ON PERSPECTIVES OF BILATERAL CO-OP WITH AZERBAIJAN

11.12.2003 [14:10]
On 10 December, at the ISR-Plaza business center was held a news conference of the ambassador of Poland to Azerbaijan Marchin Navrot, dedicated to perspective of development of the cooperation. ...

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO THE JUBILEE OF AZERBAIJANI COMPOSER

11.12.2003 [13:34]
A scientific-theoretical conference dedicated to the 65th jubilee of the great composer, People’s Artist, and State Prize winner, professor Emin Sabitoglu was held at Baku Musical Academy on 9 December. ...

WORKERS OF GEORGIAN SITE OF BTC ON STRIKE

11.12.2003 [13:33]
Staff, working under the construction of pump station in Gardabani region on the Georgian part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline stage a walkout. Their demands are wage rise and timely wage ...

SITTING OF CIS DEFENSE MINISTRIES HELD IN MOSCOW

11.12.2003 [13:33]
A sitting of Defense Ministries of the Commonwealth of the Independent States also attended by Defense Minister of Azerbaijan colonel general Safar Abiyev took place in Moscow on December 10. ...

INT’L CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO ATATURK HELD IN ANKARA

11.12.2003 [13:32]
An international conference dedicated to the founder of the Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Ataturk has been held in conference hall “Bashkent House of Teachers”, Ankara. The conference was also attended ...

PARLIAMENT NEWS

11.12.2003 [13:31]
According to the Milli Majlis’s press-service, chairman of the permanent commission for international relations and inter-parliamentary ties Samad Seyidov and deputy Asim Mollazadeh will participate at the sitting of the ...

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP COMPLETED

11.12.2003 [13:30]
A two-day international workshop entitled “Media and judicial power in the legal state” finalized its activity at the Hotel “Hyatt”, Baku, on December 10.
The workshop was organized by the ...

DEFENSE MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ON PROBABILITY OF NATO MILITARY BASES IN AZERBAIJAN

11.12.2003 [13:29]
Defense Minister of Azerbaijan colonel general Safar Abiyev stated at the press conference held at the “Interfax” News Agency that the political leadership of Azerbaijan would probably consider deployment of ...

MEETING WITH IRC COMMETTEE REPRESENTATIVES HELD

11.12.2003 [13:29]
According to the press-service of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the Population, Minister Ali Nagiyev met with representative of the International Red Cross Committee in Azerbaijan Floran ...

ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF EUROPEAN ENERGY CHARTER UNDERWAY

11.12.2003 [13:28]
The annual conference of the European Energy Charter has started its activity in Brussels, Belgium.
According to Fuel and Energy Ministry’s press-service, 51 European and Asian countries have already acceded ...

YOUTH COMBATING AIDS

11.12.2003 [13:27]
The division of the Red Crescent Society of Azerbaijan has held a workshop in the Azerbaijan State Economic University entitled “Youth against AIDS”.
The division chairman Ilhama Aliyeva stressed the ...

CASPIAN FLEET AWARDED WITH INTERNATIONAL PRIZE “QUALITY CROWN”

11.12.2003 [13:26]
The selection committee of the Business Initiative Direction has awarded the Azerbaijan State Caspian Fleet with the prize “Quality Crown”.
According to the Fleet’s press-service, the prize was given to ...

CIS COUNCIL OF DEFENSE MINISTERS ASSEMBLED IN MOSCOW

11.12.2003 [12:48]
Council of defense ministers of the Commonwealth was held in Moscow, on 10 December. Defense minister of Azerbaijan colonel general Safar Abiyev attended the event.
The agenda included 20 issues. ...

PACE MONITORING COMMITTEE’S SITTING HELD

11.12.2003 [12:47]
As was informed, on 4 December in Paris was held regular sitting of the Monitoring Committee of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Discussed were issues of fulfillment of ...

SPEECH OF PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN AT OPENING OF THE WORLD SUMMIT OF THE INFORMATION SOCIETY IN GENEVA

11.12.2003 [00:52]
During the last decade, Information and Communication Technologies have become an integral part of our daily life. It is difficult to imagine today’s world without the Internet, e-mail, and many ...

WORLD SUMMIT OF THE INFORMATION SOCIETY STARTS IN GENEVA
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV PARTICIPATES IN THE OPENING CEREMONY

11.12.2003 [00:50]
AzerTaj personal correspondent reports that the World Summit of the Information Society started its work at Palexpo place in Geneva.
Before the opening ceremony, an official reception was arranged on ...

PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV MET PRIME MINISTER OF BANGLADESH KHALED ZIYA RAHMAN

11.12.2003 [00:34]
President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev, attending the World Summit on Information Society in Geneva, on 10 December met with the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Khaled ...

PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV MET PRESIDENT OF KYRGYZSTAN ASKAR AKAYEV

11.12.2003 [00:24]
On 10 December, President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev met at the Palexpo Palace of Geneva with the President of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akayev.
President Askar Akayev ...

PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV MET PRESIDENT OF MACEDONIA BORIS TRAIKOVSKY

11.12.2003 [00:20]
As was informed, on 10 December, President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev met in Geneva – at the Palexpo Palace, where is underway the World Summit on Information Society with ...

“KOC HOLDING” ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN RESTORATION OF IRAQ

10.12.2003 [22:55]
The Turkish “Koc Holding” group of companies plays important role in economic restoration of Iraq. Today, the holding’s share in Turkey’s export to Iraq is 33 percent. According to Director ...